Out of the eight best picture nominees of 2019, one was James Mangold’s, Ford V Ferrari. Like any sports movie, the film was formula-driven and had the clichés of its genre. The story, however, was shockingly different, or should I say, heartbreaking.
It was unexpected, more so unbelievable what happened in its climax. I remember googling it during the end credits and was appalled to discover the narrative was faithful to the real events. The story of Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby immensely resonated with me, as I found their hard work and determination inspiring.
That being said, the film has some incredible life lessons, which apply in our daily experiences for various reasons. As theatres reopened in mid of October, I re-watched the movie on IMAX, and I was as amazed by its immersiveness as the first time, more so because of its remarkable story (and storytelling), than the format itself.
So, with all my love for the film, here are the 7 life lessons from Ford V Ferrari I learned.
Doing What You Love Never Feels Like Work
Having Expertise Can Make a Tremendous Difference
Beware Of The Crab Mentality
Aim For Quality Over Quantity
Never Judge A Book By Its Cover
Always Aim Higher
Arriving First Gives You The Best Chance Of Finding Success
If there are more life lessons from Ford V Ferrari you would like to share, post below in the comments section.
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